Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' PP13,859

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False Forget-Me-Not, Siberian Bugloss

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Perennial Plant of the Year 2012 The luminous quality of the foliage is ideal for a shady garden. The plants have large, frosty silver leaves with dark green veins. A cluster of tiny sky-blue flowers appear in early spring. This clump-forming, hardy plant is appreciated mostly for its attractive foliage. 

Height

12-15 Inches

Spread

12-15 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Bloom Time

May-June

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

This variety is very heat and drought tolerant. Cut back faded foliage mid-season to promote new growth.

When to Divide

fall

Good Companions

Bugbane (Cimicifuga ramosa), Old Fashioned Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spectabilis), Plantain Lily (Hosta ), Spotted Dead Nettle (Lamium maculatum), Pacific Bleeding Heart (Dicentra formosa), Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans), Woodland Phlox (Phlox divaricata), Bleeding Heart-Fern Leaved (Dicentra ), Hellebore (Helleborus Winter Thrillers)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Containers
Ground Cover
Cut Flowers
Exposure
Shade
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Gray-Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist
Organic
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